Pak model Ayyan Ali freed after four months in jail for money laundering

Top Pakistani model, Ayyan Ali who was jailed for trying to fly to Dubai with half a million dollars in cash stashed in her luggage, which is against the Pakistani law was freed after four months, report suggests.

Jul 17, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

Rwandan journalist arrested in Burundi freed

A Rwandan journalist arrested and charged with "spying" in neighbouring Burundi earlier this month has been released and has returned home, Kigali`s media commission said Friday.

Jun 19, 2015, 18:52 PM IST

Sudan: 2 Russian pilots held by gunmen in Darfur released

A Sudanese governor says that two Russian pilots who were held by gunmen in the country's restive western Darfur region since January have been freed, and that no ransom was paid.

Jun 07, 2015, 06:31 AM IST

Libya militia frees all detained Tunisians: Ministry

Dozens of Tunisians held in Libya by a militia forming part of an alliance ruling Tripoli have been freed, Tunisia`s foreign ministry announced Saturday.

May 30, 2015, 22:11 PM IST

Egypt deports US citizen and son of Islamist figure

Egypt on Saturday deported a US-Egyptian citizen sentenced to life in jail on charges of destabilising the country as part of a crackdown on the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, officials said.

May 30, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

Egypt frees US-Egyptian national sentenced to life in prison

Egyptian authorities freed a dual US-Egyptian citizen today who had been on hunger strike for over a year and was sentenced to life in prison on charges of financing an anti-government sit-in and spreading "false news."

May 30, 2015, 17:46 PM IST

Bulgarian UN contractors freed in Sudan

Six Bulgarian contractors for the UN World Food Programme (WFP) who were held for a week by Sudan rebels were freed on Sunday, the Bulgarian foreign ministry said.

Feb 01, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

Justin Bieber cleared off `flight pot smoking` charges

Pop sensation Justin Bieber has been cleared off the charges of allegedly filling the Canada to New Jersey flight with cannabis smoke, following an investigation.

Jul 05, 2014, 15:02 PM IST

Kidnapped Tunisian embassy workers freed in Libya

A Tunisian diplomat and an embassy worker kidnapped earlier this year by unknown gunmen in Libya arrived at dawn on Monday at a Tunis airport after being freed on Sunday.

Jun 30, 2014, 09:49 AM IST

Sudan mother facing apostasy death sentence to be freed soon: Official

A Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for apostasy will be "freed within days", a foreign ministry official told AFP on Saturday.

Jun 01, 2014, 01:56 AM IST

Indians freed after kidnapping in Hong Kong: Reports

Three Indians on a business trip to Hong Kong have been freed following an international operation after being held at gunpoint for three days by kidnappers, reports said Wednesday.

Oct 30, 2013, 15:23 PM IST

Indian sailors held by pirates freed

Five Indian sailors kidnapped off Nigeria`s oil-rich southern delta and held captive for more than a month have been released by the pirates.

Jan 26, 2013, 19:22 PM IST

11 Pakistani sailors freed in Mozambique

Eleven Pakistani sailors detained at a port in Mozambique for illegally docking their ship have been released after 21 days, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

Jan 08, 2013, 16:50 PM IST

Iranian freed from US jail

An Iranian accused of violating sanctions against Tehran has been released after nearly three years in US custody, Press TV reported Saturday.

Jan 05, 2013, 22:04 PM IST

Locked by mother, mentally-challenged boy freed

According to neighbours, the house was locked for last five days and the child`s mother, Nasreen, went to Delhi with her husband.

May 03, 2012, 20:53 PM IST

Three Iranian border guards freed by Pak

The Iranian guards were arrested on charges of entering
Pakistan and killing a Pakistani national.

Jan 15, 2012, 21:10 PM IST

Myanmar says 651 convicts to be freed under pardon

The video, posted on YouTube and other sites, shows 4 men in camouflage Marine uniforms urinating on three corpses.

Jan 12, 2012, 20:45 PM IST

Kidnapped Pakistanis freed in Afghanistan: Police

The Pakistanis were freed unharmed, provincial police chief
Ghulam Sakhi Roghliwani said.

Dec 05, 2011, 20:55 PM IST

India`s oldest prisoner freed from jail

India`s oldest prisoner
Brij Bihari Pandey has been freed from a jail here at the age
of 108, having spent 24 years behind bars for committing
multiple murders.

Jun 18, 2011, 15:26 PM IST

Russian software tycoon`s son freed: Police

Police in Moscow say they have freed son of Russian software tycoon Yevgeny Kaspersky who was kidnapped Tuesday.

Apr 25, 2011, 11:08 AM IST